7.0314 Humanities Computing Job (1/40)

Sun, 28 Nov 1993 14:38:19 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0314. Sunday, 28 Nov 1993.

Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1993 11:23:57 -0500 (EST)
From: Joanna Johnson <johnson@offsv1.cis.mcmaster.ca>
Subject: Position in Humanities Computing


The Faculty of Humanities of McMaster University seeks an expert in
Humanities Computing to assist in developing technologically-aided
research and teaching.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a humanities discipline and
be assigned part-time to an appropriate academic department. Demonstrated
skills in research and teaching and strong capacities for leadership are
essential qualities. General familiarity is expected with the operating
systems and architecture for both IBM PC and Macintosh platforms,
multi-media technology, instructional software delivery systems and trends
in technology-assisted instruction and research.

Responsibilities will include the design and teaching of undergraduate
courses in humanities computing, overall supervision of the Humanities
Word Processing Centre and Instructional Laboratories, liaison with the
University's committees on computing and technology, the identification of
appropriate markets for self-study materials, and encouragement to
colleagues to develop new instructional techniques and course formats.

The position is subject to final budgetary approval and will initially be
contractually limited to two years but convertible to tenure track. Base
salary for Assistant Professor is $39,981.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae and letters from three or more
referees, should be addressed to Dr. Evan Simpson, Dean of Humanities,
McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L9.

Those received before February 15, 1994 will be assured of consideration.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. McMaster is
committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all
qualified candidates, including aboriginal peoples, persons with
disabilities, members of visible minorities, and women.